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Big Money: Blockchain.com Raises $110 Million Series E

Blockchain.com, the platform that claims to be the only crypto wallet you will ever need, has raised $110 million in Series E funding. The company did not provide terms of the deal nor valuation. The funding was led by Kingsway Capital, with investors Baillie Gifford,… Read More

Blockchain.com Obtains Major Payment Institution License from Monetary Authority of Singapore

Blockchain.com, which claims to be one of the world’s most trusted and earliest crypto platforms, announced that it has been granted a major payment institution (MPI) license from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on 1st of August 2023. This announcement follows Blockchain.com “receiving its… Read More

Blockchain.com Appoints Tim Lubans as General Counsel

As we look towards the future of crypto, 2023 presents Blockchain.com with an opportunity to build upon their success, “prepare for what’s ahead and — most importantly — continue to support their tens of millions of customers in over 150 countries.” To kick off this… Read More

Marqeta, Blockchain.com Partner Up on Visa Card

The lines continue to blur between more traditional Fintechs and digital asset platforms. Today, Marqeta (NASDAQ: MQ) has announced a partnership with Blockchain.com to provide a Visa card that now claims 50K+ sign-ups at launch. The new card, first available to US customers, will be fee-free… Read More

Blockchain.com Receives In-Principle Approval from Monetary Authority of Singapore

Blockchain.com, a leading crypto wallet provider, digital asset trading platform, and block explorer service provider, recently revealed that it has “secured an in-principle approval for the Major Payment Institution License offering Digital Payment Token services from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).” With this preliminary… Read More

Blockchain.com Obtains Provisional Approval to Operate in Dubai

As Dubai seeks to support crypto and blockchain innovation, Blockchain.com has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Dubai Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority (VARA). That means that soon both retail and institutional clients will be able “to access the financial system of the future… Read More

Blockchain.com Slashes 150 Jobs, Pumps Breaks on Expansion

Blockchain.com is joining a handful of other crypto firms that have cut jobs while slowing its expansion. As has been widely reported, Blockchain.com will let go approximately 150 employees or about 25% of its staff while shuttering an office in Argentina and slowing growth of… Read More

Blockchain.com Wallet Users Able to Secure Free .blockchain NFT Domain in Partnership with Unstoppable Domains

Unstoppable Domains and Blockchain.com have announced a collaboration that will provide .blockchain NFT domains to their users. The two companies explain that in the coming weeks, 83 million Blockchain.com Wallet users will be able to get a free .blockchain domain from the Blockchain.com Wallet. For… Read More

Blockchain.com Selects Standard Custody and Trust Company for Custody and Settlement of Digital Assets

Blockchain.com will utilize Standard Custody & Trust Company, LLC to provide custody and settlement of digital assets, according to a company statement. Standard Custody & Trust Company is an institutional-grade custody, trading, and settlement platform for digital assets. Blockchain.com provides trading in digital assets for… Read More

Blockchain.com Selects Fintech Stripe to Bring More Consumers into Crypto Economy

Stripe, a tech firm building financial infrastructure for the Internet, confirmed that Blockchain.com has “chosen Stripe to facilitate payments, mitigate fraud risk, and improve revenue management.” Established in 2011, Blockchain.com was one of the early infrastructure “pioneers” of the Bitcoin community. As of January 2022,… Read More

Blockchain.com to Launch Tax Center to Help Simplify Cryptocurrency Tax Reporting

The team at Blockchain.com, a provider of a crypto wallet, block explorer, and digital asset trading platform, notes that if you are new or just getting started with crypto taxes, then no need to worry because “so is everyone.” That’s why later this month, Blockchain.com… Read More

Bitcoin Adoption Continues with ConocoPhillips Selling Gas to BTC Miners, Ukraine Legalizing the Flagship Crypto: Report

Blockchain.com, a block explorer service, crypto wallet provider, and digital asset trading platform, notes that if people think that the 2022 Winter Olympics had “thrilling” ups and downs, they should consider getting into crypto and blockchain. During the coming weeks, Blockchain.com says it will be… Read More

Bitcoin Estimated Hashrate Increase Despite BTC Price Decline Indicates Miners Confidence: Report

Many people have come to own and embrace crypto-assets because of a powerful sense of mission that includes: fairness and efficiency meaning a desire to see transferring money more like sending a text message — “instantaneous and low cost to all, and not something that… Read More

Crypto Markets Massively Outperformed Other Asset Classes Last Year, Reasonable to Expect Market Crash in 2022: Report

The team at Blockchain.com, a leading block explorer, crypto wallet, and trading platform, says that 2021 witnessed a “fourth” major bull cycle for Bitcoin (BTC) and other crypto-assets. Historically, in the years that followed the previous large bull markets, we’ve seen “a struggle to hold gains… Read More

On-Chain Bitcoin (BTC) Volume on Blockchain.com Surpassed $378B Last Year, 18 New Digital Assets Listed in 2021

Blockchain.com, a leading crypto wallet provider, block explorer, and digital asset exchange, writes in an update that (following “proof of keys” day on January 3) a private key is like as a password to your cryptocurrency wallet. In the same way that giving anyone your… Read More

New NFT Marketplace to be Launched by Blockchain.com, Allowing Users to Buy, Sell NFTs via Wallets

Beginning on December 2, 2021, people may sign up to get first access to the Blockchain.com NFT marketplace. In the coming weeks, users may start purchasing, selling, and storing non-fungible tokens or NFTs right inside their Blockchain.com Wallet. As mentioned in an update from Blockchain.com… Read More

On-chain Bitcoin Activity Reverses Multi-Month Decline Streak with Increases in Avg. Daily Transactions, Payments: Report

Blockchain.com, a crypto wallet provider, digital asset exchange, and block explorer service, notes in a recent crypto market report that longtime Bitcoin (BTC) investors have “historically been able to count on two core price dynamics.” As mentioned in a blog post by Blockchain.com, Bitcoin’s price… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Might Soon be Held by Governments and Nation States, As Crypto Adoption Rises Globally: Report

The team at Blockchain.com, a leading crypto wallet provider, trading platform, and block explorer service, has shared their August Market Outlook report, titled, The Final Crypto Adoption Frontier. Bitcoin or BTC adoption as an investment asset began with what is “often characterized as ‘retail’ (smaller… Read More

DeFi Coins AAVE and Yearn.Finance or YFI 8% APY Interest Accounts being Offered by Blockchain.com

The team at Blockchain.com, a leading crypto wallet, block explorer, and trading platform provider, recently revealed that they’re now supporting AAVE and YFI (yearn.finance) Interest Accounts at “a current annual interest rate of 8%.” In September of last year, Blockchain.com had announced support for AAVE… Read More

Blockchain.com Moves its US Headquarters from New York City to Miami due to Progressive Regulatory Environment

Peter Smith, Co-founder and CEO at Blockchain.com, a leading crypto wallet provider, block explorer service, and digital asset trading platform, revealed on Thursday (June 3, 2021) that he joined Miami Mayor Francis Suarez in order to announce that Blockchain.com is “the first global crypto company… Read More

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